Netters’ battles continue into round eight

The 2015 Honiara Netball Association (HNA) League enters round eight today with another 13 exciting matches scheduled for Lawson Tama Netball Courts. According to HNA President Shalom Akao, three matches have been set down for the Premier Division, two for the Premier Reserve Division and four matches for both Division A and B. Matches will…

HFA organises ‘School League’

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) will be organising a school league for all interested schools within Honiara as of this month. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia said HFA will tap into the young talents group of school students after the successful completion of the HFA League. “Now that the league is over, HFA Executive is…

DCCG’s pledge fulfilling: PS

PERMANENT SECRETARY of the Ministry of Home Affair says the recent handing over of the International standard Boxing Ring to the Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Federation (SIABF) this week is a first step of fulfillment of the DCC government’s pledged to sporting federations in the country. George Palua made the comments when he handed over…

NOCSI acknowledges support rendered to Team Solomon

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands on behalf of the National Team Contingent representing the country at the XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, has express appreciation for the support rendered towards the team during their campaign in Port Moresby last month. “We express our sincere appreciation and acknowledgement for all…

Judo looks for training venue

THE Solomon Islands Judo Federation is in desperately seeking venue to conduct its trainings to help prepare the team for upcoming Regional and International competitions. President of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation Eddie Cooper reveal that plight when the federation received 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese government this week. “Actually we already kicked…

School Futsal League heads into final stages

The 2015 Bulk Shop Junior Futsal League enters the quarter and semi finals, Saturday (today). Organiser David Keru said the first semi-final matches in all respective categories should kick off by 8:30 am in all four courts of the Lawson Tama field. He also stressed that today’s semi-finals will be very interesting as all teams…

Judo acknowledges JOC assistance

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation says the recent donation of 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese Embassy through the Japanese Olympic Committee is a milestone achievement for the Judo Federation in the country. Eddie Cooper told Star Sports that the much needed assistance will certainly boost judo’s preparations for the upcoming  Regional…

No offer to Ifunaoa

CLUB Champions Western United has apologized to Solomon Warriors management about an Island Sun article which stated that United has an offer for Warriors striker Dennis Ifunaoa to lure him to the club. Ifunaoa who plays for Hekari in last season’s OFC Champions League is the centre of a complication between the two TSL powerhouse…

Japan helps NOCSI

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) through the Japanese Embassy in Honiara has donated 50 judo uniforms to the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the Japanese Embassy Head office in Honiara yesterday. Ambassador Kenichi Kimiya said, he was very pleased to hand over the sets of judo uniform to NOCSI under the Japanese…

Fiji FA names Krishna

Suva (Fiji Times) – NEW ZEALAND-based striker Roy Krishna will lead Fiji in friendly internationals matches against Tonga and American Samoa. Krishna, 27, plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. Powerhouse Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva have four players each in the national training squad announced on Wednesday. Vanuatu-based defender Samu Kautoga and…